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Shinjuku from Above

Posted in Places by tokyobling on November 18, 2012

When you shoot as much as I do frequent trips to the camera service center becomes necessary. I’m lucky to live in a city that has several official Nikon service centers but the one I used the other day was in Shinjuku, on the 28th floor of the L Tower. Excellent service for any mechanical problem you might have with your camera. The center being on the 28th floor also gives you an excellent opportunity to get some photos of Shinjuku from above! I took these through the thick window glass, which is always a little bit difficult. To really cut out the glare you need to have an assistant and a big black cloth, but I made do with myself and my coat to get these. You can spot quite a few tall landmarks, such as the Docomo Tower and the Sky Tree. Enjoy!


Nikon D3 Cut In Half

Posted in Stuff by tokyobling on December 17, 2008

 

I visited the Tokyo Eco Products convention the other day (2008/12/12) to be exact and naturally I headed straight for the Nikon booth where my gaze immediately fell upon this beauty: a Nikon D3 cut in half for all of our camera porn pleasures! For a technophile camera lover as myself, I was for once happy to be a foreigner in Japan: the staff politely ignored my feeble attempts to take a decent photo through the counter glass. I felt slightly incestous: a Nikon D60 photographing a crippled D3. Behold all the beauty that is Nikon technology! And pray that you never see anything like this again.

AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm

AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm

 

 

Nikon D3 cut in half

Nikon D3 cut in half

 

The inside of a Nikon D3

The inside of a Nikon D3

A lot of glass in that lens

A lot of glass in that lens

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